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Whether you're travelling light or packing for a long trip, we know there are some things you'll want with you on the plane. That's why all of our flights include a generous free hand baggage allowance providing ample space for any journey.
We proudly offer one of the most generous free hand baggage allowances of any airline, so you'll never be short of space for all those travel essentials and creature comforts you like to fly with.
(only for items they may require during the flight)
56cm x 45cm x 25cm
(22in x 18in x 10in)
Must fit into the baggage gauge on display in the check-in area
45cm x 36cm 20cm
(18in x 14in x8in)
Must fit under a standard economy seat
A 23kg (51lb) weight limit applies to all hand baggage and you must be able to lift the bag into the overhead locker.
Occasionally we may not have space to stow all hand baggage safely on the aircraft and you may be asked at the boarding gate to check some or all of your hand baggage into the hold. If the baggage is within you permitted allowance, you will not be charged for extra baggage.
Our franchise partners Comair and SUN-AIR of Scandinavia are independent airlines that use British Airways branding and flight codes across their networks. Comair operates across southern Africa while SUN-AIR operates across northern Europe. The aircraft they use are smaller than those of our own fleet and so their baggage allowances are smaller.
(18in x 14in x 8in)
Hand baggage allowances and policies vary by airline and your hand baggage allowance for a flight is always determined by the operating airline.
For details of hand baggage allowances on American Airlines, Finnair, Iberia and Japan Airlines, please follow the links below.
American Airlines Finnair Iberia Japan Airlines
For other airlines, please refer to their websites or contact them directly.
Find out which airline you are flying with in Manage My Booking
If your journey includes connecting flights between different airlines, one hand baggage allowance may be more generous than another and you could potentially find yourself over your hand baggage allowance. This may mean that your hand baggage will have to be checked as hold baggage and you could be charged for extra baggage by the airline. (If this happens when connecting from British Airways onto an American Airlines flight you will not be charged the extra baggage fee.)
If any of your hand baggage is over the size or weight limit, or you have more hand baggage than your allowance, it will need to be checked in and will count towards your checked baggage allowance. If the additional baggage then takes you over your checked baggage allowance, or if you are travelling on a hand baggage only fare, you will be charged for extra baggage at the airport rate.
What’s my checked baggage allowance?
See our charges for extra baggage
There are a number of rules and restrictions covering what you can carry in your hand baggage. See our liquids, banned and restricted items page to learn more.
Liquids, banned and restricted items